17 February  2015

We are accepting applications for a summer intern.  This is a full-time (paid!) opportunity for local art history students.  Click here.

13 January 2015

Exciting news! Without Gorky is now available on vimeo on demand.  Click here

2 June 2013

The Arshile Gorky Foundation is saddened by the loss of its President, Agnes "Mougouch" Gorky Fielding.  A detailed obituary can be read here:


12 April 2012

Without Gorky will be screened at Brandeis University next week: 


6 February 2012

The trailer for Without Gorky is now online!  Click here.  


1 February 2012

Without Gorky, a documentary film by Cosima Spender (the artist's granddaughter), will appear at the Museum of Modern Art (New York) during their Documentary Fortnight Festival this month.  The film explores Gorky's personal and artistic legacy through the eyes of three generations -- Agnes "Mougouch" Gorky (his wife), Maro and Natasha Gorky (his daughters), and Cosima Spender (his granddaughter).  The film will be screened on 19 February at MoMA's Titus 1 Theater and on 20 February at MoMA's Bartos Theater.  


23 January 2011

The US section of the International Association of Art Critics/AICA-USA announced its annual awards to honor artists, curators, museums, galleries and other cultural institutions in recognition of excellence in the conception and realization of exhibitions. Arshile Gorky: A Retrospective was awarded second place in the category of Best Monographic Show Nationally.  The exhibition, curated by Michael Taylor, was organized by the Philadelphia Museum of Art in association with Tate Modern, London, and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.  

7 January 2011

Although work still continues on the online catalogue raisonné, additional works by Gorky can now be viewed within our new Image Gallery, which is accessible from the main navigation menu. 


17 August 2010

A detailed chronology of the artist's life was uploaded to the website.  It can be accessed from the Gorky's Life tab on the main menu.  


11 March 2010

The United States Postal Service issued a 44-cent Abstract Expressionists commemorative stamp in ten designs.  Arshile Gorky's The Liver is the Cock's Comb (1944; Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY) is featured along with works by Hans Hofmann, Adolph Gottlieb, Mark Rothko, Clyfford Still, Willem de Kooning, Jackson Pollock, Robert Motherwell, and Joan Mitchell.  


22 October 2009

To coincide with the opening of the exhibition Arshile Gorky: A Retrospective at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Arshile Gorky Foundation re-launched its website on 22 October 2009. The new design was created by Creative Arc, a Minneapolis-based firm.